(Not So) Fun Fact: 1973 Oil Crisis

Fun facts about gasoline

For supporting Israel, Saudi Arabia and many Islamic nations with oil stopped selling gasoline to the countries that sided with Israel. Gas prices in America went up 300% and there were shortages.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. mlouisebarbourfundyblue says:

    I remember this well, because I had just moved to California. It was a very trying time, especially since my first husband was paralyzed and depended on his vehicle.


  2. Jesus Christ, you’re making me feel OLD, Adam. I remember this too.


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